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Robert Ssempala, the winner of the European Union Human Rights Defenders Award 2016, poses with the EU member states ambassadors in Uganda. Photo: Magambo Emmnauel

HRNJ-Uganda’s National Coordinator, Robert Ssempala wins EU HRDS Award 2016.

HRNJ-Uganda’s National Coordinator, Robert Ssempala wins EU HRDS Award 2016.

The National Coordinator of Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HRNJ-Uganda), Robert Ssempala has won the European Union Human Rights Defenders Award for the year 2016 for his outstanding resilience and determination to promote and protect the universally recognized rights and fundamental freedoms in Uganda during the year 2015. The prestigious award was handed over to

Robert SSempala giving his speech at the Ambassador's residence in Kololo Photo: Francis Tumwekwasize

Acceptance Speech by Robert Ssempala, Winner of the European Union Human Rights Defenders Award 2016

Your Excellences the Ambassadors, The European Union Delegation to Uganda, Development Partners, Civil Society Representatives, The Executive Board, Members and Fellow Staff of HRNJ-Uganda, Esteemed Journalists, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen As mentioned, my name is Robert Ssempala, the National Coordinator of Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HRNJ-Uganda). I am very pleased to greet you

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